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This September, some 1,500 world class biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical devices experts will descend in Vilnius, Lithuania, for Life Sciences Baltics, the only international forum in the Baltic countries that provides a unique opportunity to explore new horizons of partnerships, exchange ideas and seek progress through networking. The Baltic countries comes into the spotlight to reveal their potential in the field of life sciences.
State Award of the Republic of Lithuania – Cross of Officer of the Order for Merits to Lithuania – was awarded to Makoto Suematsu, President of the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED). Award Ceremony was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Japan on June 13th.
“Emilija iš Laisvės alėjos” (English title: Emilia.Breaking Free), a film by Donatas Ulvydas, will represent Lithuania in Japan at European Union Film Festival “EU Film Days 2018“
On 14 May, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius officially opened Lithuania‘s Honorary Consulate in Gifu, Japan.
On April 24th Lithuanian Embassy in Tokyo together with Japanese partners “World Air-Sea Service Co., Ltd.” and “Foresight Marketing Co., Ltd.” held two tourism promotion workshops for more than 40 Japanese, interested in travelling to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
On 11 April, the Ambassador of Lithuania Gediminas Varvuolis presented his credentials to the Governor-General of New Zealand Patsy Reddy.
The Ambassador of Lithuania Gediminas Varvuolis presented his letters of credence to His Majesty the Emperor of Japan Akihito on 5 April.
While Chiune Sugihara, the diplomat that issued life visas for Jews escaping the Holocaust, has become the best-known symbol of the connection between Lithuania and Japan (check out our Sugihara route in Kaunas!), the relationship between the two countries started almost 100 years before WW2.
Lithuanian Embassy in Japan is organising a consular mission to Melbourne (Australia) on April 26 – 30, 2018.
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania opens a Call for applications for 70 Lithuanian state grants for full-time Master degree or Integrated studies at Lithuanian higher education institutions for the academic year 2018/2019.
The funding under the Call shall be provided to the nationals of the Republic of Ukraine, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Georgia, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Moldova, Japan, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, the State of Israel and foreigners of Lithuanian origin.
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the restoration of the state of Lithuania, the Adelaide Lithuanian community prepared an exceptional gift for Lithuania – preserved personal relics of Lithuanian Presidents.
On 15 February in Canberra, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius held a meeting with the Deputy Secretary at Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia Justin Brown. Skusevičius called on finalising bilateral agreements on social security and the Lithuanian-Australian working holiday program for young people.
On February 14, Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania opened 100 year independence anniversary celebrations in Japan with a concert of Maestro Mr Gidon Kremer and the chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica, followed by a reception.
“The achievements of Lithuanian scientists in the fields of life sciences and lasers are known and appreciated in the world. Hopefully, with representatives of the Lithuanian Laser and Engineering Technologies cluster (LITEK) we can not only introduce them in New Zealand, but also establish new partnerships,” said the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius, who met with New Zealand’s Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary Fletcher Tabuteau and the Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Jeff Langley on 12 February in Wellington.
On January 13th Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis hosted Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his first visit to Lithuania. The counterparts discussed opportunities for cooperation through the continuous focus on the fields of economy, science, education and international security.